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Kathua Rape

No Country For Women - Rape And Its Many Dimensions

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Horrendous Rape Cases In 2021 So Far Show That Minors Are Biggest Victims Of Sexual Assaults

Mar 09, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

The Odisha rape victim was just 3-year-old, Banda victim was 8-year-old, Hathras victim was just 19, Bulandshahr girl who was raped and then set on fire was also 12-year-old. The list can go on and on...

Kathua Rape-Murder Case: Jammu Court Orders J&K Police To File FIR Against SIT Members

According to the charge sheet in the Kathua case, the girl, who was kidnapped on January 10 this year, was allegedly raped in captivity in a small village temple in the district after being kept sedated for four days before she was bludgeoned to death.

Conviction In Kathua Case Will Abstain People From Committing Such Heinous Crimes: Mayawati

Jun 11, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

BSP Chief Mayawati said such punishments should be given across the country to establish the rule of law.

'Why Is He Sweating On A Chilly Morning': How Chief Investigator In Kathua Case Nabbed The Mastermind

Sanji Ram, considered the mastermind of the heinous crime, along with two others, were convicted for life on charges of rape and murder of an 8-year-old girl in Kathua by a sessions court in Pathankot on Monday.

10 June, 2019

Three Get Life Imprisonment In Kathua Rape And Murder Case

Naseer Ganai

A special court in Pathankot sentenced three of the convicted men to life imprisonment, while three others have been sentenced to five years for destruction of evidence

03 June, 2019

Court Likely To Pronounce Verdict In Kathua Rape-And-Murder Case On June 10

Outlook Web Bureau

The day-to-day in-camera trial began in the first week of June 2018 at the district and sessions court in Pathankot after the Supreme Court directed that the case be shifted out of Jammu and Kashmir.

17 May, 2019

For A Change, Shiv Sena Says They Will Act As Bridge Between Kashmir And Jammu

Naseer Ganai

Shiv Sena General Secretary Manish Sahni said they would be acting as a bridge between Kashmir region and Jammu.

17 January, 2019

'We Are Still In Shock': One Year On, Fear And Agony Without End For Family Of 'Kathua Victim'

Outlook Web Bureau

Eight people, including the custodian of the village temple in Kathua and two policemen, have been arrested for their alleged role in the crime that stunned the country with its brutality and polarised society along communal lines.

17 November, 2018

Colleague Defends Kathua Rape Victim Family’s Move To Dump Lawyer

Tarun Upadhyay

The Kathua rape and murder victim's father alleged in his complaint to the court that lawyer Deepika Singh Rajawat had attended only two or three hearings in the past five months.

15 November, 2018

Family Of Kathua Victim Removes Lawyer, Says She Rarely Came To Court

Outlook Web Bureau

The eight-year-old girl, belonging to a nomadic tribe, was allegedly kidnapped on January 10 and her body was found on January 17. It is alleged that she was gang-raped and later murdered.


05 October, 2018

Kathua Rape And Murder: Supreme Court Dismisses Plea By Accused Seeking Fresh Probe

Outlook Web Bureau

A bench of Justices U U Lalit and D Y Chandrachud also dismissed a separate plea filed by two other accused in the case seeking transfer of the investigation in the matter to an independent agency.

05 September, 2018

J&K: 9-Year-Old Girl Gangraped, Strangled, Smashed With Axe, Eyes Gouged Out, Step-Mother Held

Outlook Web Bureau

"During questioning, the step-mother revealed that her husband would mostly spent time with her second wife and the girl was dearest to him," the police said.

09 August, 2018

Kathua Case Witnesses Threatened, Crime Branch Tells District Police To File Cases

Outlook Web Bureau

The Crime Branch has also asked the district police in Kathua to provide protection to the two witnesses who made written complaints.

07 August, 2018

Supreme Court To Hear Petition Alleging Torture Of Kathua Case Witness Talib Hussain

Outlook Web Bureau

A habeas corpus (produce the body) writ petition has been filed by the cousin of the witness. It alleges that Talib Hussain has been kept in illegal detention and being subjected to custodial torture.

06 August, 2018

Talib Hussain, Who Led Agitation Demanding Justice In Kathua Rape Case, Allegedly 'Tortured' In Police Custody

Outlook Web Bureau

Director general of police Shesh Paul Vaid, however, said Hussain hit himself on the head “out of frustration”.

01 August, 2018

Talib Hussain, Who Led Agitation Demanding Justice In Kathua Case, Arrested On Rape Charges

Outlook Web Bureau

Hussain shot into prominence after being at the forefront of a campaign to seek justice for an eight-year-old girl who was abducted, raped and murdered in Kathua district in January this year.


18 July, 2018

Appointment Of Kathua Rape Accused's Lawyer As AAG Sparks Controversy

Outlook Web Bureau

On Tuesday, Sawhney was appointed as the state’s additional advocate-general even as he represents one of the main accused in the rape and murder of the eight-year-old nomad girl.

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